About The Cradock Arms

Hand-pulled real ales and a lengthy list of fine wines? Check. A menu of hearty British cuisine and pub food favourites, made from scratch using fresh, local produce? Check. A cosy setting and warm and welcoming service? Check. Basically, The Craddock Arms has everything you could ever want in a local British pub, making it a favourite among the people of Knighton as well diners from all over Leicester. You’ll find it on Knighton Road and to snag the perfect table, making a reservation at The Cradock Arms beforehand is recommended.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The Cradock Arms
201 Knighton Road, Centre
Leicester LE2 3TT

Menu Highlights




on sour dough toast with crispy smoked bacon & a rich tomato sauce


in a plum sauce on a bed of stir fried vegetables with a crispy Chinese pancake


with a radish slaw and sour dough toast

More about The Cradock Arms, Leicester

Located inside a charming listed stone building in the village of Knighton, just a short drive from the centre of Leicester, The Cradock Arms is the go-to place among locals and tourists alike, whether it's for a pub lunch, a few pints, a family meal, to take part in the monthly quiz night, or to watch some live entertainment in the evening. On the menu at this lovely Knighton gastropub you’ll find everything from British classics to pub food favourites, as well as light bites and array of freshly-prepared sandwiches.

Tuck into some traditional beer-battered fish and chips served with mushy peas and tartare sauce, bangers and mash or gammon steak, or go for the homemade burger or chili con carne. Meanwhile on the refined evening menu there are options like confit duck leg served on a parsnip puree with parmentier potatoes, sautéed green beans and a raspberry jus, and grilled teriyaki salmon on a bed of egg noodles and stir-fried vegetables with a warm chilli dressing. No matter the time or occasion, there’s plenty of choice served up at The Craddock Arms in Leicester. Complete the experience by pairing your meal with something from the award-winning list of hand-pulled ales from local, national and micro breweries. Book a table now!

234 The Cradock Arms Reviews

234 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Waiting time:Very good
Value for money:Great value
Barbara W.12 days ago · 1 review

We had a very pleasant evening the staff were very good and looked after us very well. The food was lovely can’t wait to return.

cyril h.13 days ago · 1 review

Lovely food and enjoyable atmosphere. Will definitely return for another evening. Lovely garden area too. It was really busy but the food was cooked to same high standard. Our favourite place to eat.

Cat B.15 days ago · 5 reviews

great, as ever. The Cradock never fails to deliver good, tasty food by friendly, helpful staff. Really busy last night with everyone in the sun and a wedding, but no slacking on service. Pleased to see prawn cocktail on the menu, just hoping it will get reinstated on Sunday lunch menu.... Please.